Overturned tractor-trailer hauling mangoes causes problems on Outer Loop

A tractor-trailer overturned on the Outer Loop of the Beltway in Bethesda, Maryland early Nov. 6, 2019. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
A tractor-trailer hauling mangoes overturned early Wednesday morning on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Backups occurred early on the Outer Loop in Bethesda. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Firefighters are seen on the scene of an overturned tractor-trailer. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
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In Maryland, an overturned tractor-trailer hauling mangoes caused problems Wednesday morning in Bethesda, on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway just past the Interstate 270 split.

The delays at 7:08 a.m. went back to I-95. As off 11 a.m., the road has fully reopen.

Earlier, only one lane got by the scene. The Maryland State Highway Adminstration told WTOP it had a truck on the scene to clean up any mangoes that spilled.

Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer said officials are evaluating one adult with injuries.

The person is expected to be OK.

Stay with WTOP and WTOP’s Traffic Center for the latest updates.

WTOP’s Colleen Kelleher and Fonda Mwagni contributed to this story.

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